I Strive To Be Wiser

If your goal in life is not wisdom and knowledge, then you are wasting your life! 664 People

    It'S Slow Going.....

    It seems I may never get any smarter,wiser, or any less of an idiot
    Solagurl Solagurl
    46-50, F
    Nov 27, 2013

    As the years go by,you become wiser you mature,

    through all the experiences you go through,you become a stronger person,sometimes stronger than you can imagine you can be,we might not understand why we go through so much pain,hurt,loss,but some is because of bad choices,but than after you realize you have the control to be...
    anna4862 anna4862
    51-55, F
    1 Response May 8, 2014

    Metamorphosis Of Non-universal Love..misery.

    All forms of love except that which transcends the physical nature and attributes , and that which is all pervasive, results in misery. This idea is not as complex and profound as it may sound. Simplistically put, such love, whose object is physical form and physical attributes...
    guardsvan guardsvan
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Sep 1, 2012

    I suffer from something

    that I have not yet defined. If I had to describe the symptoms, it's like the same old story of the guy who goes to the end of the earth to try to define the answer "why". I do not suffer from clinical depression, however I have seen a therapist before. Apparently, I'm too...
    Joshua1325 Joshua1325
    31-35, M
    Oct 4, 2015

    Everyday I educate myself with something new.

    Daily around 12pm is documentary time for me, that's when I randomly select a topic I want to learn about and watch a documentary on it. I confess sometimes I fall asleep while watching some, only because my brain shuts down after taking in so much information. You can never...
    ADeepPerspective ADeepPerspective
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Jan 22, 2014

    I see society as a small room with like a whole

    bunch of people all trying to "fit in"..now when more and more people try to "fit in" it gets more and more uncomfortable cause everybody trying to do the same thing. Then there's the people who ignore the room or "society" and stand out. Which is way more comfortable then...
    killuminatipharaoh killuminatipharaoh
    18-21, M
    Jun 7, 2014

    Perfect Girl

    I am so tired of the images of women in film, Televison and commercial. And how it influences me even though I don´t want to. Therefore I have made a video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=38h6St_z-oo It´s something I am sure a lot (most?) of the women all over this world can...
    piatjader piatjader
    Apr 24, 2013

    Live your life like this!

    Do more than exist ....live. Do more than touch ....feel. Do more than look ....observe. Do more than read ....absorb. Do more than hear ....listen. Do more than think ....ponder. Do more than talk ....say something ~John H. Rhoades~ www.wisestories.com
    wisestories wisestories
    Jun 17, 2010

    A WISE STORY:__________ A Rude Hotel Guest

     My aunt is a great lady. She is a very quiet one but when she does not like something she lets the other one know. She is also someone who never hurts other people and who does not like to see other people suffering. She is a resident of Upstate New York and she has a...
    wisestories wisestories
    1 Response Jul 11, 2010

    A Wise Quote About Success

    'Those who have succeeded at anything and don't mention luck are kidding themselves. ' By Larry King  www.wisestories.com
    wisestories wisestories
    1 Response Aug 6, 2010


    If people do not behave to my liking , why do I always try to correct them, prove that they are wrong and I am right ? At every given instance I try to do this one-up-man thing and 'Look I told you already '. 'I know this more than you do'. I am not a bad person. I know it...
    guardsvan guardsvan
    41-45, M
    3 Responses Jan 16, 2013


    I gave my pie to a homeless person today.... i immediately regretted it.
    MarchTowardsTheInfinite MarchTowardsTheInfinite
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Feb 5, 2013

    'i', The Budhdha

    I escaped the vices of the palace in search of some thing that will help me escape the misery of humanity. From the hermit living in the mountain pass to the monk in the mystic valley , every one I met said to me that there is no escape from misery. They made me promise them...
    guardsvan guardsvan
    41-45, M
    Sep 21, 2012

    So...What Do You Grow

    We are not rich by what we possess but rather by what we can do without. No matter how much stuff you buy, no matter how much money you make, you really only get to keep 3 things in life. And nobody can take these things away from you. One, your experiences Two, your true friends...
    Mcinacann Mcinacann
    41-45, F
    1 Response Nov 20, 2013

    I Can See No Hope

    no hope for me lol I read a book or a wisdom seconds later i forget what i read with this memory i'm screwed :'( even if i'm wise i can't show it to people because i'm sociophobic :'(
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    1 Response May 11, 2013

    I want to know the true meaning of things.

    I want to understand people and why they do the things they do. I want to be wiser and less trusting...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Nov 17, 2015

    Wisdom not only comes from old age.

    It derives from experience in our everyday lives. If we know something is wrong and we avoid doing it then it is called a wise choice/decision. Our lives are flawed and we all make mistakes. Sometimes mistakes we make over and over. We can't help that we are not perfect but...
    bigbear9521 bigbear9521
    22-25, M
    Oct 15, 2015

    Experience is the hardest kind of teacher.

    It gives you the test first, and the lesson afterward.
    heavymetal99 heavymetal99
    36-40, M
    1 Response Oct 11, 2014

    'i', The Budhdha

    I escaped the vices of the palace in search of some thing that will help me escape the misery of humanity. From the hermit living in the mountain pass to the monk in the mystic valley , every one I met said to me that there is no escape from misery. They made me promise them...
    guardsvan guardsvan
    41-45, M
    1 Response Sep 21, 2012

    My Ann Frank Diary

    I'm a faceless voice. A voice from the streets. This is my story, Its my Ann Frank Diary. You can go ahead and call me John Brown. Grew up in low income housing my whole life, from the ghetto apartments to good apartments but infested with what I looked at as "hero's" or I guess...
    NewLifenNewSoul NewLifenNewSoul
    22-25, M
    Jan 9, 2013

    Choices And Circumstances..

    Every human without exception, chooses the life he/she leads. Often times we say 'because of the circumstances, had to opt a particular life'. But , if we look closely in an unbiased ,objective manner and contemplate, we will find that the circumstances are completely irrelevant...
    guardsvan guardsvan
    41-45, M
    Aug 22, 2012

    I first learned about wisdom around the same

    time Dad learned to be an adult.
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    Nov 16, 2015

    son if the mountain was smooth,

    you couldnt climb it
    GuitarJ GuitarJ
    18-21, M
    Aug 5, 2015

    What would and idiot give to become a wise man?

    -nothing.......Now, what would a wise man give not to become an idiot?- his very LIFE!
    ilovescience808 ilovescience808
    26-30, M
    Jun 29, 2014

    Gaining Morals From The Oddest Places

    Once when I was younger someone asked me if I had Supermans abilities what would I do with them. Of course as a child all I thought about was flying and visiting places and doing pretty much whatever I wanted. Today I was asked the same question after all these years. My answer...
    yourblacknight yourblacknight
    26-30, M
    Aug 20, 2013

    Words Of Wisdom

    Words Of Wisdom "More people would learn from their mistakes if they weren't so busy denying them." - Harold J. Smith If God brings you to it, He will bring you through it. Those who walk with God reach their destination. When you are down to nothing, God is up to something...
    NarutoShippudenFanGirl NarutoShippudenFanGirl
    18-21, F
    Aug 22, 2013

    I catch hell from my social circle

    and family for not wanting to augment my socio-economic status. I live a very modest middle class life, with the occasional(and i do mean OCCASIONAL) luxury enjoyed here and there that is beyond survival. However, that does not mean i don't have aspirations. I always aspire to...
    KW444 KW444
    26-30, M
    Nov 3, 2015

    You Are What Your Company Is

    Looking back at my earlier stages of my life as an adult helps me understand some things better about life. I have always believed that improving as a person is the goal of life and to be able improve sometimes we have to look back to see where we came from. If you ask many...
    wisestories wisestories
    1 Response Jun 12, 2010

    Why We Argue

    Unlike other species of the animal kingdom where territorial disputes literally begin and end at the boundaries of their territories, human territorial disputes transcend to emotional boundaries. It is a gift as much as a curse depending on the way you look at it. Gift because...
    guardsvan guardsvan
    41-45, M
    Aug 29, 2012


     I was born into a wealthy family. My dad has been a lawyer and my mom has been a business owner. Both of them have been hard working individuals and basically they built from scratch everything they have. I grew up in Long Island and our house was more like a mansion...
    wisestories wisestories
    1 Response Jun 13, 2010

    It is unwise to be too sure of ones own wisdom.

    It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err.
    Pariah1984 Pariah1984
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Nov 16, 2015

    My Goals: Then And Now. &Amp; My Inspirations Using The Letters In My Name

    I remember when I was only 9 years old and I wanted to be a nurse or someone like my mother because she does amazing for what she does as a tech. But then, I saw fashion shows, clothes, and inside of me I wanted to become a model. I did modelling until I was 17 because they tried...
    erinbk1993x erinbk1993x
    1 Response Jun 14, 2013

    I just leveled up in wiseness,

    I thought of it as leveling up because it didn't come gradually, it was like an apiffany, and now everything makes so much sense.
    PigMonkeyHybrid PigMonkeyHybrid
    18-21, M
    Nov 18, 2015

    I think it is wise to remember

    when life's path is steep to keep your mind even....
    LadyHeartnMind LadyHeartnMind
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jul 27, 2015

    This is how I see life.

    Its sorta like school, you start off young. As you get older in the system/world You start to meet people You learn things you'll eventually get tested on You'll probably get into an altercation with someone around you Either way something is going to happen you'll learn...
    Born2Inspire Born2Inspire
    22-25, M
    Jun 17, 2014

    To Be Less Foolish

    I don't really. I actually strive to be less foolish. I don't think one can just strive for wisdom the way one might train to be a sports star or learn one's multiplication tables. Wisdom, it seems to me is all too rare, and seems to come with a long life and rich experience...
    KenWX KenWX
    61-65, M
    Sep 17, 2012

    As a 20 year old male I realize

    that wisdom comes with experience and age. However by reading philosophers and wise men from Plato, Ghandi,Buddha, Martin Luther King, They all speak about love and prosperity with all people. I believe as people the more we hate and segregate the weaker our power becomes as a...
    bigbear9521 bigbear9521
    22-25, M
    1 Response Mar 27, 2015


    It's strange...I am unable to settle into the face that a moment of anxiety will pass, and even if the rationale is understood, I freeze. I think about him. Not about him per say, my therapist referred to it as "romancing" and the way to fix it is to "begin with the end in mind...
    amberskyfades amberskyfades
    26-30, F
    Mar 6, 2013
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